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Poland is one of Eastern Europe's largest recorded-music markets, second only to Russia. However, the country is the region's leader for trade earnings from the sale of physical formats and revenue from performance rights.


  • For several years, high levels of piracy restricted efforts to establish a digital sector, but rising consumer interest in streaming and subscriptions has meant digital is accounting for an increasing share of overall trade sales.

Features and Benefits

  • Examines each of the main industry sectors with data and analysis and forecasts.
  • Includes the latest recorded-music sales details, along with a study of the music retail environment, royalty collections, and the live sector.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest source of income for Polish authors and publishers?
  • How many subscribers will there by to on-demand audio services at end-2023?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Five consecutive years of recorded-music growth

Music retail

  • Ownership dominates but access is catching up
  • Assessing Poland's digital music opportunity

Copyright protection and rights administration

  • Collective management of copyright and related rights


  • Promoters operate in challenging market conditions


  • Methodology
  • Author